Bhyve error with Debian 8

Peter Grehan grehan at
Thu May 14 00:52:10 UTC 2015

Hi Manas,

>>> Please see the attached file. I am running FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p9. I am
>>> running into an error while trying to install Debian 8 as a Bhyve guest.
>>> The error occurs at the step of creating the partitions on the disk. Any
>>> fix or workaround is welcome.
>>   Would you be able to post your grub2 and bhyve configs/command lines ?
> grub-bhyve -m -r cd0 -M 1024M apurva-debian64
> bhyve -AI -H -P -s 0:0,hostbridge -s 1:0,lpc -s 2:0,virtio-net,tap0 -s
> 3:0,virtio-blk,./apurva-debian64.img -s
> 4:0,ahci-cd,./debian-8.0.0-amd64-BD-1.iso -l com1,stdio -c 1 -m 1024M
> apurva-debian64
> These are the lines I used.

  Thanks for that.

  I get the same panic on CURRENT when selecting 'Guided - use entire 
disk and set up LVM' :(

  A workaround is to select 'Guided - use entire disk' with virtio-blk, 
or use ahci-hd for the disk controller which does allow the LVM install.



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